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Mairaj Ahmed, DDS Email Mairaj Ahmed

    • Position
    • Specialty
    • Dentistry
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mairaj Ahmed is the Director of the Nasoalveolar Molding (NAM) Clinic, and works closely with the Mount Sinai Cleft/Craniofacial Center as Section Chief of Orthodontics, Dentofacial Orthopedics and Cleft/Craniofacial Orthodontics. Along with providing clinical care, he participates in teaching and mentorship activities and conducts clinical translational research with colleagues in the Departments of Dentistry, Surgery and Genetics.

Dr. Ahmed's post-graduate subspecialty training includes a General Practice Residency at the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, Craniomaxillofacial Fellowship at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics at Montefiore Medical Center, and a National Institute of Health sponsored MS in Clinical Research Methods at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Ahmed's primary appointment is with the Department of Dentistry/Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, and secondary appointment with the Division of Plastic Surgery

- Clinical Case Presentation and Treatment Planning – Hemi-Mandibular Hyperplasia. Montefiore Orthognathic Conference. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY
- Crouzon’s Syndrome Case Presentation. Center for Craniofacial Disorders, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx NY
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association 64th Annual Meeting. Comparison of Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate from the Same Center: An Internal Audit of Primary Protocol Results. Broomfield, CO
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association 64th Annual Meeting. The AmeriCleft Project - A 6-Center Pilot Project Using the EuroCleft Protocol for Intercenter Collaborative Outcome Studies. Broomfield, CO
- University of Rochester Medical Center. Presurgical Orthopedics: A Historical Perspective. Rochester, NY


Am Board of Orthondontics

Clinical Focus

  • Facial Fracture
  • Oral-Facial Clefts
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ)

Research Topics

Bioinformatics, Biomechanics/Bioengineering, Bone Metabolism, Genetics, Genomics, Growth Factors and Receptors


Residency, Dentistry
University of Rochester Medical Center

Residency, Dentistry
Lancaster General Hospital

Residency, Orthodontics
Albert Einstein Colllege of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship, Craniomaxillofacial
Children's Hospital at Montefiore